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Bill McKibben Speaks ‘on The Fate Of The Earth’

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben delivers “On The Fate of the Earth,” the first lecture in The Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture Series. The series was established to honor the memory of Nation Institute fellow Jonathan Schell and takes its name from his 1982 seminal work on the consequences of nuclear war.

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New School Study For Habitat III: Countries Made Little Or No Progress On Commitment To Address Urban Issues

More than half the countries that signed on to an agreement to address urban problems at Habitat II, the 1996 United Nations conference on human settlements, are not living up to their commitments. That’s according to the Habitat Commitment Project, an exhaustive study by a delegation of students and faculty at The New School in New York […]

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Faculty Experts At The New School Are Available For Comment On U.S. Elections

Faculty experts at The New School, a progressive New York City university with academic programs in politics, policy, economics, international affairs and more, are available for comment on the U.S. elections.

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Race and the Environment in the 21st Century

Panel discussion featuring New School faculty will discuss the 17 principles of Environmental Justice

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Satire Summit 2016 Explores The Role Of Political Humor In Public Life

News Literacy Project, The New School, and WNYC hosts Satire Summit 2016: Beyond Parody, an event featuring prominent journalists and entertainers in an engaging exploration of the growing role political humor plays in calling out hypocrisy, mendacity, and venality in our nation’s public life, and in holding the powerful, including the news media, accountable.

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Mellon Foundation Awards $150,000 Grant To The New School’s Humanities Action Lab

The New School has received a $150,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition of 20 colleges and universities collaborating to produce student- and community-curated public projects around pressing social issues.

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The New School And Arttable Bring Together Four Top Women Art Museum Directors For Panel Discussion

The New School’s Vera List Center for Art and Politic and ArtTable present New Visions, New Voices, a public event featuring the women helming art museums in four of New York City’s five boroughs. The conversation will focus on the role each institution plays in its community, while also featuring insights and anecdotes from each […]

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LAVERNE COX, DIANE VON FURSTENBERG, DERAY MCKESSON, ANITA SARKEESIAN, DAVID MILIBAND, AND MERCEDES DORETTI INSPIRE WITH SHORT, IMPACTFUL SPEECHES AT THE NEW SCHOOL’S COMMENCEMENT

Speakers and Honorary Degree Receipients Get to the Heart of their Advice to The New School’s Graduating Class

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Bill Ritter, Co-anchor Of Wabc-tv New York’s Eyewitness News, Graduates From The New School

Bill Ritter, co-anchor of WABC-TV New York’s Eyewitness News, is graduating from college 44 years later than he expected. Ritter was weeks away from earning his diploma from San Diego State University in 1972 when he was kicked out for demonstrating against the Vietnam War.

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Exploring The Gap Between Men’s And Women’s Wages

“Women’s Pay Equity: Getting Even,” a public event exploring the gap between men’s and women’s wages.  

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